December 28, 2020

A large group of people stand together holding signs that read "Support Indigenous human rights, pass Bill c-262

Walk Humbly: Seeking Indigenous Rights in Contested Paths

The Declaration was crafted by Indigenous peoples and representatives of nation-states over 25 years. It affirms the inherent rights of Indigenous peoples; rights that are “the minimum standards for the survival, dignity, and well-being of the Indigenous peoples of the world”

Borderlands Litany

Written by the CPT Borderlands Witness Team, July 2007 Open our eyes and ears. Deepen our understanding of the humanity we share with all peoples

Borderlands: “We Are One City”

by John Heid In the upper Rio Grande Valley, the boundary between Texas and Mexico meanders willy-nilly like the river it rides. A muggy lushness

Goodbye Border; Hello Borderlands

by John Heid “The actual physical borderland…is the Texas – U.S. Southwest / Mexican border.  The psychological borderlands, the sexual borderlands and the spiritual borderlands

Detaining Migrants – Who Benefits?

According to the Washington Post (2/2/07), the number of immigrants held in detention by Homeland Security’s ICE (Immigration and Customs Enforcement) has surged 30% since

Borderlands: Couldn’t Have Done It Without Them

A refugee services coordinator in New Orleans stated emphatically, “We couldn’t have done it without them.”  Undocumented Latino workers were among the “first responders” after

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